cherry leaf spot

noun

Definition of cherry leaf spot

: a disease of the cherry caused by a fungus (Higginsia hyemalis) that produces localized dead spots on the foliage, fruit, and pedicels, a general chlorosis often occurring and the dead spots on the leaves often dropping out

called also yellow leaf

— compare shot hole sense 3a

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“Cherry leaf spot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cherry%20leaf%20spot. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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